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Thai cave rescue: First four boys rescued by navy Seals

The first four young football players trapped deep in an underground passage in northern Thailand were extracted in a daring rescue by an elite team of cave divers on Sunday. Global audiences held their breath as the first of the young Thai boys and their rescuers swam through flooded chambers, squeezed through narrow passages and navigated through pitch darkness and deep mud to reach emerge from the cave system into an overcast night around 5.40pm local time. Having successfully traversed some 4 kilometres of passageways, the boys were then rushed to hospital in Chiang Rai, 18 kilometres to the southwest. …read more